Today’s Headlines

  • In Atlanta, Transit Expansion Bill Faces Tough Climb (AJC)
  • New Documents Offer Little Clarity on Philly Amtrak Crash (Atlantic)
  • Seattle Weighs the Future of Struggling Bike-Share (KUOW)
  • Honolulu Mayor Signs Onto Tax for Rail (Honolulu Civil Beat)
  • GGW: Baltimore’s Real Problem Is Sprawl
  • More Density Doesn’t Have to Mean More Height: Examples from Vancouver, Seattle (Governing)
  • How “Buy America” Backfires for Cities Buying Buses (Post and Courier)
  • Developer Banks on Housing Along Florida’s SunRail (Orlando Sentinel)

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Roll Call Rounds Up the Year’s Most Encouraging Transportation News (Part I and II) How Can Northern Virginia Maximize the Benefits of the Silver Line? (CAP) Amtrak Service Returns to Massachusetts’ “Knowledge Corridor” (Recorder) Costs for Honolulu Rail Project Could Balloon by $750M (Hawaii News Now) In D.C. Area, It Looks Like Rich and Poor […]

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More Chatter About Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as the Next Transpo Secretary (Charlotte Observer) Oregon Governor: Columbia River Crossing Will Die Without Light Rail (Seattle Times) Are We Overestimating How Much a VMT Tax Would Hurt Rural Drivers? (Trans Issues Daily) How Income Affects Gax Tax Reactions (Bacon’s Rebellion) Vermont Lawmakers Try for Compromise on Gas Tax […]

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Segregation Remains Rampant in America’s Transportation System (Slate) All Eyes on Seattle as Low-Income Transit Riders Get a Break (NYT) Congress Is All Talk on Transpo Funding, But Iowa Acts (Transport Topics) “Devolution” to States Seems More and More Unlikely (Fleet Owner) It’s Been a Bad Winter for East Coast Transit (Salon) Seneca, SC, Debuts […]

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Trump Administration Stalls on Rule Requiring States to Disclose GHG Impact of Highway Projects (Hill) Congress Gave Green Light, But Chao Refuses to Send Caltrain Electrification Money Out the Door (Mercury News) Driver Kills Times Square Pedestrian — A Regular Occurrence Elsewhere in NYC and US (CityLab, Daily News) Advocates Blast Boston’s “Vision Zero” Mayor Marty Walsh […]

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How Tampa’s $6B Highway Expansion Will Burden People of Color (Tampa Bay Times) Who’s Going to Win the Smart City Challenge? (CS Monitor, Route 50) VW’s Hardly the Only Carmaker Flouting Pollution Limits (NYT) Foxx Visits Montgomery, AL, Tomorrow for Bus Boycott Symposium (Alabama News) New DC Metro Official Vows to Fix “Gaping Holes” in Safety (WaPo) […]